Agent.Luv

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Agent.Luv replied to reverendken's question:

Over with SCD

Revken, I wanted to thank you for quoting Gary Taubes in that other thread where we were discussing calories-in/calories-out a few weeks ago. I just bought today and read--cover to cover in 1 sitt...

May 28th 2011
Agent.Luv replied to Dominique Martin's question:

Alternative to beans and lentils?

You could just skip them, up your protein intake, and up your intake of veg. True, then you are not technically slow-carbing as much as low-carbing, but it will still work for fairly rapid weight ...

May 20th 2011

Wow. Thanks for posting. So you're only eating beans one meal per day, and you are only eating 3 meals per day. Those are the two main variances fr...

May 16th 2011

yep. that is what i would do. and if you have added a ton of veg, and you are still getting hungry, then it's time to start adding beans. in my opi...

May 16th 2011

I forgot about roasted eggplant! Excellent idea!

May 13th 2011
Agent.Luv commented on justin's reply:

Thanks, Justin, for the tip about doing IF before vs. after cheat day. Noted.

May 11th 2011

So revken, do you think that it's possible to eat at or above maintenance calories, and still lose weight/fat? That has not been my personal experi...

May 11th 2011

The added sugars that we have to assume are not having a negative effect on Tim's diet goals may still be having a negative effect for you. I would...

Apr 27th 2011

wow thanks for posting this pate recipe. i had been thinking about pate recently, but always thought it was too high in fat. this seems great, and ...

Apr 26th 2011

Thanks for the info. Much appreciated.

Apr 26th 2011

Great! Glad you sorted it out.

Apr 26th 2011

I totally related to the emotional/psychological issues. No diet/eating plan/behavior mod will work in the long term until enough of the emotional ...

Apr 25th 2011

I buy them frozen.

Apr 20th 2011
Agent.Luv asked a question:

Do vegetables taste sweet to anyone else?

I eat a mixture of broccoli and cauliflower at almost every meal, completely plain, or perhaps with a bit of salt. They taste EXTREMELY sweet to me now. Has anyone else noticed this?

Apr 20th 2011
Agent.Luv asked a question:

Homemade "Refried" Beans

cooked pinto beans some water lemon juice onion powder salt whiz all of this up in your food processor adding water until desired consistency is reached. After I'm done cooking whatever meat/egg...

Apr 20th 2011

I can't speak to Tim's motivation for including dates in a protein bar, except to hazard a guess that not all people who are going to want to eat a...

Apr 18th 2011

Could I prove in a court that taking beans out of the last meal makes me lose more weight? No. Here was my reasoning: in the book, Tim mentions tha...

Apr 9th 2011
Agent.Luv commented on cruey's reply:

I LOVE THIS IDEA! Couldn't video conferencing software be adapted for this purpose?

Apr 8th 2011
Agent.Luv asked a question:

Turkey Meatball Soup

This recipe is delicious and very filling, a meal-sized soup. It is easy to alter by adding more/less protein and more/less beans. The following makes one BIG serving. I find it easier to make se...

Apr 3rd 2011
Agent.Luv commented on justin's reply:

Justin, THANK YOU for those emails from "the kiwi." Really good.

Apr 3rd 2011

Love it too--it's great in bbq rubs and things like that where you want to bring out the smoke flavor.

Mar 31st 2011

Yes, that part in the book about increased portions confused me very much. All I can tell you is for me, that advice did not work. I assume he was ...

Mar 31st 2011

I don't think they think of their eating habits as a political choice, but rather a moral one. In my opinion, yes, it would be better (and much sim...

Mar 30th 2011
Agent.Luv asked a question:

Obsessed with Hungarian (sweet) Paprika

On chicken or fish this is delicious. Heat oil in pan, medium high. Sprinkle sweet paprika, onion powder, salt, pepper on chicken or fish. Cook protein on both sides. Squeeze lemon juice over. YUM...

Mar 30th 2011

Hi DanielG. What I have ended up with is very close to what you've got there above. My fat often goes to around 40%, but other than that, mine look...

Mar 28th 2011

Maybe it would be good to take Tim's recommended exercises to a trainer for one session, and ask them what will/won't hurt your back, and ask them ...

Mar 28th 2011

Me too -- keep up the good work! I am so thankful for this forum. It's a great way to keep accountable, and rather than thinking about food craving...

Mar 28th 2011
Agent.Luv asked a question:

SCD without overeating update

I am excited to report that after the past 2 weeks refraining from overeating, this week I saw a 2.4 lb loss. This is the first time I lost over 2 pounds in a week since my first two weeks on the ...

Mar 26th 2011

Experiment and tweak and you'll get there :)

Mar 23rd 2011

I was distressed about the calorie counting as well. You only really have to do it for a few weeks until you learn what the portion sizes are that ...

Mar 22nd 2011

This is a really smart comment, Patrick. I am going to try this idea.

Mar 22nd 2011
Agent.Luv asked a question:

Overeating, Calories, and What Has Worked Best

This is a post for those of us doing SCD with lots of weight to lose (100+ lbs in my case), who have a long and distinguished history of overeating. In short, if you are someone who is used to ov...

Mar 22nd 2011
Agent.Luv commented on Mags's reply:

Thanks for answering! Are you only doing 3 meals?

Mar 21st 2011
Agent.Luv asked a question:

Women Please Post Sample Meals

Dear Ladies, Are you happy with your progress on slow-carb? If you are having great success on the slow-carb diet, please post a day's worth of food (preferably with amounts), along with how lon...

Mar 21st 2011
Agent.Luv commented on justin's reply:

This is totally hardcore and a great idea!

Mar 14th 2011

Thanks for answering. Would you be willing to send me a sample day or 2 of your meals, so I can compare? I am not using any artificial sweeteners, ...

Mar 11th 2011
Agent.Luv commented on shane's reply:

Thanks for reading and answering. I am doing cheat days on Saturdays. I will try out your suggestions. On the issue of calories, I guess I could do...

Mar 8th 2011
Agent.Luv asked a question:

Calories and SCD - Help Please

Dear All, I know TF instructs that no calorie counting is necessary on the SCD. However, I resorted to counting calories in Daily Burn in order to try to diagnose some stalling that I am seeing a...

Mar 8th 2011

Hi Dominique -- I am worried about the loose skin issue as well. But I figure once I've exerted the effort to lose over 100 lbs and maintain it, I ...

Mar 6th 2011

This is great news; I love pho. Pho with double meat, here I come!

Mar 3rd 2011
Agent.Luv asked a question:

Target Daily Fat, Carbohydrate, Protein Percentages ?

Question for folks using Daily Burn to track meals, etc.: What do you consider the optimal daily percentage range for fats, carbs and protein? My goal is fat loss. I know everyone's target dail...

Feb 26th 2011